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Friday, February 15, 2008

This Week in 1977

Joey 1

In 1977, on February 16 and 17 (and possibly longer... I can't remember, although Flipside Fanzine, which gets its gig info from old newspaper ads says it was thru the 20th), The Ramones headlined the Whisky a Go Go. It was their sophomore visit to Los Angeles, returning to sunny LA during the coldest month of the year (February - in their native NY)... it was like Beatlemania - the screaming, excited fans... the now-familiar non-stop no-nonsense ploughing through a set with just Dee Dee yelling 1, 2, 3, 4 in between songs. Yeah... Ramones... good times 1977...

nothing more needs to be said... except... today, it's all pictures of Joey. Stay tuned for more Ramones as the days go by.

joey 2

joey 4

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